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Cecil James Murphy

July 6, 1913 March 10, 2000
Cecil James Murphy
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Cecil James Murphy

Cecil James Murphy age 87, longtime Elmer resident passed away Friday, March 10th, 2000 at English Village Manor. He was born July 6, 1913 at Noonday, Texas to Joe and Laura (Murray) Murphy. In 1939 in Elmer, Oklahoma Cecil and Sylvia Clarice Canada were united in marriage. She preceded him in death December of 1982,They had made their home in the Elmer community since the 1940's. Cecil worked for several farmers in the Elmer and Jackson county area for many years. He also worked as a custodian at the Jackson County Courthouse and Altus Air Force Base. Cecil was a longtime member of the Hess Baptist Church.
He is survived by five children, Sarah Jo Swint and husband Frank of Rex, Georgia, Edith Duke and husband Kenneth of Tipton, Oklahoma, Anita Pair and husband Eddie, James Murphy and wife Julie and Sandy Callins and husband Fred all of Altus, Oklahoma. eleven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and many friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife and one brother.

Funeral Services are scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, 2000 at l:00 pm in the Glad Tidings Assembly of God Church with Rev. Melvin Moody officiating. Interment will follow in the Elmer Cemetery under the direction of Lowell Tims Funeral Home.

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Glad Tidings Assembly of God

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